[amsat-bb] BNC Elbow Adapters

Rich/wa4bue richard.siff at verizon.net
Thu May 29 11:16:52 UTC 2014

What MFG are you using.  I use to use AMPONAL (SP).  I may have a couple if 
you want them, I will look for them if you do.

Quick report from K4AMG.  We are back in full service Great returns off of 
FO 29, VO 52, SO 50 today.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Stoetzer" <n8hm at arrl.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 8:05 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] BNC Elbow Adapters

> Good evening,
> I've been having a problem with my BNC elbow adapters that I use at a few
> points in my portable satellite station. After a short time in use, they
> start to loosen and the connection loosens when there's movement. For
> example, I use a BNC elbow adapter to route the coax on my Elk antenna.
> When I twist the antenna to match polarity while transmitting on FO-29, I
> get desense as the connection loosens.
> Does anyone know of a very high quality BNC elbow adapter that will hold 
> up
> to the rigors of portable use?
> 73,
> Paul, N8HM
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